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    Out of curiosity, how is the slalom wake with the...

    Out of curiosity, how is the slalom wake with the extra weight of the big block? Mine has the 351W and I thought the wake was fine for my purpose even with waterlogged foam in the hull.

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    Silly me, just found your post of the rebuild...

    Silly me, just found your post of the rebuild shop...

    Looks like you had them change the gel coat color? How is it holding up?

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    Looks like I'm not that far away. I'm in Niles,...

    Looks like I'm not that far away. I'm in Niles, MI and I work in South Bend IN.
    Did you have the stringers done locally? I'm at the point of cutting my losses or diving into stringers with mine....
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    Interested but would need to get my 86 Sunsport...

    Interested but would need to get my 86 Sunsport project out of my barn first...

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    Nice job, beautiful boat! Not trying to be rude,...

    Nice job, beautiful boat! Not trying to be rude, but I was wondering if you are glad you rebuilt the Sunsport instead of buying something newer? I'm deliberating if I rebuild mine or pass it off to...
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    Personally I don't care for new boats and...

    Personally I don't care for new boats and carburetors don't bother me so a solid running classic boat with new floor and newer paint would be hard to find for $9,000.
    If it doesn't suit what you do...
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    Beautiful stitch work sir! In my opinion that is...

    Beautiful stitch work sir! In my opinion that is going to be nicer than a new boat do I wouldn't too feel too bad about the bank account unless it reads -$107,000 like it would for a new Supra!

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    Any updates on the funeral for Photobucket? I...

    Any updates on the funeral for Photobucket? I never used them but I am pained by the loss of so much useful information on this forum and others.


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    Is the board still available? Sent from my...

    Is the board still available?


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    But they sound so good [emoji51] Sent from...

    But they sound so good [emoji51]


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    What year and model of boat? I don't think Supra...

    What year and model of boat? I don't think Supra ever put drains from the outer hull areas back yo the bilge? Are you suggesting that the water is coming into the bilge from the engine bay where the...
  12. Thread: 1990 Conbrio Oil?

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    I'm not sure if your motor is still a flat tappet...

    I'm not sure if your motor is still a flat tappet or not but it wouldn't hurt to add some ZDDP or zinc additive just to be safe. Over the past decade or so they have removed a lot of the zinc and...
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    Where are you located/how would I get it to SW...

    Where are you located/how would I get it to SW Michigan?


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    Beautiful work, love the fact that you even put...

    Beautiful work, love the fact that you even put new coast Guard Stickers on it! Where did you get those by the way?


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    Picture of the most recent discovery during foam removal. Is this the point where I can't just brace it up and put a...
  16. Hey Cooose, thanks for checking in. I have been...

    Hey Cooose, thanks for checking in. I have been busy getting some things crossed off the honey do lists before both of our parents come to visit and haven't made much progress. I found a stringer...
  17. Thread: Hand held gps

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    Let me know what you think of the app. My family...

    Let me know what you think of the app. My family has some of the lake master and Navionics chips for their fishing boats and they work great. Never tried the app though


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    Hand held gps

    The Lowrance iFinder is compatible with various software and the newer Garmin handhelds are now compatible with...
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    Something like this might work well, need to...

    Something like this might work well, need to verify that it will accept map chips.
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170705/98b764facd479c0b61145460f754ef53.png


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    This is a bit of a duh statement but make sure it...

    This is a bit of a duh statement but make sure it will accept LakeMaster chips or something equivalent for depth charts.


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    I would second this motion, I bought an 86...

    I would second this motion, I bought an 86 Sunsport on short notice last summer and although it seemed fine to an untrained eye I am now aware of the huge warning signs and what lies beneath.......
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    I can appreciate the quotations around "boat deal" as I'm hoping mine doesn't cost me marriage counseling as well ;)
    I guess I should have read your thread a little closer to find out which resin...
  23. Thanks Cooose, So did you choose epoxy or poly...

    Thanks Cooose,

    So did you choose epoxy or poly [emoji6]


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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170622/cf3c6f48176e55ab7a66d048a2ea2238.jpg
    Finally got the last two measurements. Let me know if you have any trouble reading the details in the picture.


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    I could squeeze water out the foam (sponge)!!
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    The floor was coming out in various sizes of splinters but was reasonably strong...
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